Rehabilitation

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Rehabilitation

The restoration of former rights, authority, or abilities.

The process of rehabilitating a witness involves restoring the credibility of the witness following Impeachment by the opposing party. Rehabilitating a prisoner refers to preparing him or her for a productive life upon release from prison.

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The rehabilitation cycle shown in Figure 1 applies to the case of neurological rehabilitation with some nuances that are discussed below.
[1,3,7] In our case, even after the seven month follow-up period, only limited functional improvement was achieved despite the intense neurological rehabilitation program and botulinum toxin injection.
Schonle, "Neurological rehabilitation in Germany: the phase model," in International Handbook of Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, A.
Carr JH and Shepherd R (1998) Neurological Rehabilitation: Optimizing Motor Performance (1st Ed) Butterworth Heinemann: Oxford.
A week after being shot in the head and neck for daring to blog about being educated as a girl in Pakistan, Malala Yousufzai still needs emergency specialist care, including cranial surgery and inten-sive neurological rehabilitation.
Specialists in health and social care, cardiology and angiology, neurological rehabilitation, and health sciences from Germany and Australia discuss stroke incidence, risks, survival rates and changes, causes, and related disorders; emergency and acute preclinical management; acute therapy; early mobilization; optimizing functional motor recovery, with exercises and photos; nursing care; and ethical questions.
Physiotherapy Associates Holdings' services include general orthopedics, spinal care and neurological rehabilitation, as well as orthotics and prosthetics services.
It will have an 80-bed dementia unit, a 30-bed surgical hospital and a 30-bed acquired brain injury and neurological rehabilitation centre for people with trauma, disease and encephalitis all mainly for NHS patients.
With that in mind, the researchers led by Maurice Smith propose a new approach to neurological rehabilitation: one that continually adjusts the goals of practice movements so that systematic differences (errors) between these movements and the intended motion can be reduced.
Asked about the services which are available at this center he mentioned various orthopaedic, neurological rehabilitation programmes, musculoskeletal disorder programmes, cardiac rehabilitation Phase- II and III programmes, pulmonary rehabilitation, sports injury clinic and work related injuries management, exercise programmes during pregnancy, acute and chronic pain management, post operative including hip and knee replacement rehabilitation, acute and chronic stroke recovery management and rehabilitation, functional disabilities and amputation rehabilitation, fitness screening through micro fitness evaluation system, fitness Wight reduction pogrammes.
Armutlu, with help from Yeliz Ozcelik and Ayla Fil (all neurological rehabilitation, Hacettepe U., Ankara, Turkey), seek to improve the knowledge and skills of physiotherapists related to managing spasticity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Orthopedic, cardiac, and neurological rehabilitation as well as a respiratory unit with piped-in oxygen are also offered.

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